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"In the first volume I gave a complete exposition of the fundamental concepts ... of credit ... In v. II, part I, I showed the practical application of these principles in ... banking ... and the foreign exchanges. In this concluding part I Have given a concise sketch of ... banking in England, Scotland and Ireland."--v. 2, pt.2, p. [xiii]